City of Richfield Minnesota Livability

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City of Richfield Minnesota Livability

City of Richfield Minnesota

Richfield, Minnesota

Richfield is in Hennepin county, Minnesota. Located 7.8 miles from Minneapolis with a 13-minute commute time. It is 17.2 miles and a commute of 22 minutes to Saint Paul. It is part of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area that has 3.52 million residents.

Richfield started getting settlers in the 1830’s and around the area of Fort Snelling. The fields of Richfield contained wonderful soil and wheat became the “cash crop” of the time. Hence the name “Rich” and Field” became Richfield.

Is Richfield rated as a good place to live? rated Richfield Minnesota the high rating of an “A-”. . Gave it A’s for good for families, outdoor activities, diversity, health & fitness and commute.

Some general information I have found about Richfield Minnesota

Richfield has a population of 35,993. The unemployment rate is only 3.1%. And the median home price is $259,600. Meanwhile the median age is only 36.7. Lastly, the median income is $52,484. Features parks, trails and plenty of restaurants and shopping. Located close to the 494 strip, Mall of America (MOA) and the Minneapolis/St Paul International Airport. Those are just a few reasons why Richfield real estate is in high demand.

How are the schools in Richfield?

Richfield is served by…

Richfield Public School District. gave it the high rating of an “C”. It has 4,319 students. A student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. Also visit for additional information.

My conclusion

To summarize, I have found Richfield to be a popular city. Importantly, it has great amenities, many parks and trails, short commute times, close to the airport and great shopping and restaurants. In short, I strongly suggest considering Richfield if you are planning on moving to the Twin Cities of Minnesota.


We have a brand-new listing in Richfield

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6408 13th Ave S-50

Located at 6408 13th Ave South. A wonderful one-story home with so many updates. Features newer kitchen, beautiful spa-like bath, fenced backyard, lovely finishes and so much more!


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I hope you have enjoyed my summary of Richfield, Minnesota.

Minnesota. Please reach out to Jeff Anderson and The Anderson Team if you would like to know more about Tonka Bay real estate. Or

would care to see some of the homes in this wonderful city in the Twin Cities area of Minnesota


Jeff Anderson

The Anderson Team

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